The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 56 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.01% 0.18% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.25% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Average salary £36,250 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £27,500 £28,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
Manual Testing
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
328 398 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 82.62% 72.36% 82.46%
Number of salaries quoted 260 265 300
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP